Jack Chippendale MBE

Jack ChippendaleAfter his time as Chief Instructor at the Academy Jack was a tireless adviser, supporter and friend whose knowledge and enthusiasm lit up the workshops and illuminated us all.  His enormous contribution to British boat building, dinghy racing and teaching was detailed in his Daily Telegraph obituary and on Radio 4’s ‘Last Word‘.

We are setting up a ‘Remembering Jack’ website, please contact us if you have any memories you would like to share.  We will also award an annual Jack Chippendale prize.